[mythtv-users] Avermedia A180
michaelachandler at cox.net
Mon Feb 19 03:49:06 UTC 2007
On Sunday 18 February 2007 18:58, Scott Alfter wrote:
> michaelachandler at cox.net wrote:
> > After lots of looking here, I'm thinking of getting an Avermedia A180 to
> > work with Mythtv, using my Cox cable, for hi-def TV recording.
> > Maybe I missed something, but I found some on ebay with this disclaimer:
> > "Note: Product for free-to-air HDTV broadcasts only, product DOES NOT
> > receive satellite or cable HDTV transmissions."
> It works just fine with cable, but the channels you'll be able to use with
> it will vary depending on location. Here, it works for local HD channels
> and the other streams (weather, news, etc.) sent by the locals, but
> everything else is encrypted. Some people can pick up everything this way,
> while others get nothing. It's dependent more on your cable company than
> on the card you use.
Thanks Scott. I am waiting for my new card to arrive, hoping all will be well.
I'm in rural San Diego county, using Cox cable. Since I'm not the subscriber,
but only sharing it with the landlord, I'm hoping he'll work with me to get
what I need, which isn't much.
I appreciate all your input.
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